Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Italeri 1/72 vs Musket 25mm, AWI foot

The photo above compares three metal figures from Musket Miniatures (A,C,E) with a pair of plastic warriors from Italeri (B,D). Click on the image to see a larger version.


Manufacturer’s Designation and Number of Poses:

The metal figures come from Musket Miniatures’ 25mm American Revolution range. They are from code AWR 1720 “Hessian Grenadiers Command” which comes with 4 figures in 4 different poses.

Musket’s American Revolution range is very large, and contains roughly 90 different codes, not including the larger unit packs.

Figure Characteristics:

Height (measured from sole of foot to eyes): 22mm.
Height (measured from sole of foot to top of head): 25mm.

Availability and Cost:

Figures from Musket Miniatures can be found on the company’s website:

Foot figures are sold in several ways. Command packs include 4 figures for $3.75 US, while the rank and file can be purchased in groups of 6 for $5.50. Finally, a regiment of 20 figures, including command, costs $17.50.


Manufacturer’s Designation and Number of Poses:

The Italeri figures come from box 6061, "American Independence War, Indian Warriors." The box contains 48 figures in 16 poses. Italeri currently offers three other sets for the American War of Independence.

Figure Characteristics:

Height (measured from ground to eyes): 22mm.
Height (measured from ground to top of head): 24mm.

Availability and Cost:

According to PSR, this set debuted in 2005. Italeri is currently it, and it can be found through various plastic model distributors, and at hobby shops.


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